Work Plan Day

WELCOME to the Spring 17, Daytime ESL 400/LIBR 100 Academic Scholarship and Success Learning Community. Your librarian instructor and I are excited to work with you this semester! Contact me: gross@smccd.edu or 650-306-3416, Office hours: M/W, 11-12 in 3-235, TH 6-7.

Work Plan DAY
Notes: Plan updated regularly 2) Homework due the class following the date assigned 3) Bring Hacker, course reader and work EVERY DAY! 

Week

Date

ESL 400 Monday

ESL 400 Wednesday

LIBR 100 

 1

1/16-1/18

 

Read The Fourth of July by Lourde; identify golden lines and questions about the text to share. Write a double-spaced paragraph about your connection to it.  See this Sample or this. Have an electronic version for upload in class.

 INTRODUCTIONS & COURSE INFO


HW: 1) Obtain/order textbooks. 2) Write Language Learning History to turn in next class. 3) Read Always Living in Spanish-identify interesting word choices, golden lines and questions.

Class

 Library Introduction!

Homework:

  • Plagiarism Video
  • How to Create an MLA Citation for a Book
  • Worksheet
  • Get a Library Card




 2

1/23-1/25

 LEARNING ABOUT ESSAY STRUCTURE

HW:  1) Review Thesis Statements, and Topic Sentencehandouts for quiz. 2) Read Superman and Me and identify a golden line from it. 3) Write a double-spaced paragraph about your connection to it. See this Sample or this. Have an electronic version for upload in class.

 ESSAY STRUCTURE & PREPARING FOR ESSAY

HW: Read Fish Cheeks by Amy Tan;  annotate and identify golden lines and questions about the text to share. Write a double-spaced paragraph about your personal connection to it.  See this Sample or this. Have an electronic version for upload in class.

Plagiarism and MLA Book Citation
In Class

  • Create an MLA Citation for a Book

Homework:

  • Finding eBooks
  • Credit Where Credit is Due
  • Worksheet



 3

1/30-2/1

 ESSAY STRUCTURE & PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: Read Even Genuises Work Hard--up to Emphasize Challenge; identify golden lines for group essay.

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW:  Read The Fourth of July by Lourde; identify golden lines and questions about the text to share. NOTE: I had originally had this on site, but told you you didn't have to do in class. If you did it, let me know. If you didn't, don't worry about it. "Select one golden line and write a paragraph about your connection to it. Upload to turnitin.com at next class." 

eBooks

In Class:

  • EBSCO eBooks

Homework:

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • What is a Database
  • Worksheet



 4

2/6-2/8

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1


HW:
1) Do Quick Write-research of one or more paragraphs.2) Bring Rules for Writers to next class. 

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: 1) Review your readings, connection paragraphs and research to develop a thesis statement  

2) identify one or more golden lines from the essays we have read or the research that you have done that you MIGHT include in your Essay 1. 

Annotated Bibliography I

In-Class Work:

  • Annotated Bibliography 1 

 Homework:

  • Searching Google Part I and II
  • Using Wikipedia
  • Worksheet



 5

2/13-2/15

 PREPARING FOR ESSAY 1

HW: Use your ThS, notes, and research to develop an outline to turn in


FINALIZING PREPARATIONS FOR ESSAY 1

HW:   Use your ThS and outline to write your best version of Essay 1 to turn in. (Note: Draft 1 is not the same as ROUGH draft. Rather, it means your BEST draft until you receive feedback.) 

Evaluating Information

In-Class Work:

  • Evaluating Information Activity

 Homework:

  •   Citing Websites in MLA
  •  Introduction to EasyBib
  • Worksheet
 

 6

2/20-2/22

NO CLASS

ESSAY 1, DRAFT 1 DUE


HW: 1) If you did not have time to upload your Essay 1, D1 to turnitin.com, so so for homework. 2)If you didn't turn in your outline before writing E1, D1, do a Reverse outline and turnitin.com.

Citing Websites and using EasyBib

In Class:

  • Citing Websites using EasyBib

Homework:

  • In-Text Citations
  • Picking Your Topic is Research
  • One Perfect Source
  • Worksheet



 7

2/27-3/1

GRAMMAR WORK

HW: Do an Individualized Grammar Work  assignment.

 GRAMMAR WORK/GOOGLE SITE

HW:  KWL+  to read Prologue to I am Malala Discussion

In-Text Citations

In Class:

  • In-Text Citations Group Assignment

Homework:

  • Statista
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • Worksheet



 8

3/6-3/8 

 ESSAY 2 PREP

HW: Revise Essay 1, Final Draft to turn in. Bring electronic version to next class. 

No Class

HW: 1) Revise Essay 1 to turn in Essay 1, Final Draft. Bring electronic version to next class. 

2) Read Hidden Intellectualism by Gerald Graff; identify golden lines to share and formulate questions 

NO Class




 9

3/13-3/15

ESSAY 1, DRAFT 2 DUE

HW: 1) Review readings, notes, research to prepare a ThS to share in class 2) Do a one or more paragraph Quick Write: Research

 ESSAY 2 PREP/RESEARCH SEMINAR

HW: Complete your outline and your Essay 2, D1 to upload in class.  

Opposing Viewpoints and Statista

In Class:

  • Opposing Viewpoints and Statista

Homework:

  • Annotated Bibliography II


 

 10    

3/20-3/22

ESSAY 2, D1 DUE

HW: Review your readings, notes and research to develop a thesis statement to share. 

ESSAY 2 IMPROVEMENT

HW: Develop your outline using Informal OutlineOutline Elements or Essay Outline for E2 and submit it to turnitin.com 

Peer Review I

In Class:

  • Peer Review Compare and Contrast

Homework:

  • Peer Review in 3 minutes
  • Citing Journal Articles in MLA
  • Worksheet




 11

3/27-3/29

ESSAY 2/RESEARCH SEMINAR

HW: TBD



SPRING BREAK April 2-April 8

 ESSAY 2/RESEARCH SEMINAR

HW: Catch up: Use this time to review your turnitin.com and upload any work you haven't had time to finish and/or begin uploading work to your ePortfolio

 Peer Review II

In Class:


Homework:

  • Searching Databases
  • Academic Search Premier
  • Worksheet



 12

4/10-4/12

GRAMMAR /PUNCTUATION

HW: Read Shooting an Elephant and identify golden lines to share. 

ESSAY 2, D2 DUE

HW: Identify an article on the Markkula website or through Academic Search Premier that might interest you as a topic for Essay 3. Write a paragraph about the reading you explored and why it interested you.

Academic Search Premier

In Class:

  • Academic Search Premier

Homework:

  • Super Search
  • Worksheet



 13        

4/17-4/19

ESSAY 3 PREP

HW: Read Letter to Birmingham . Identify golden lines and formulate questions. 

    ESSAY 3 PREP

HW: 1)Review Letter and your Letter question for seminar. 2) Quick-Write Research

TBA

In Class:

  • TBA

Homework:

  • TBA



 

 14

4/24-4/26

ESSAY 3 PREP

HW: Review research and notes to prepare Essay 3 thesis statement to share. 
    

ESSAY 3 PREP

HW: Finish Essay 3 outline and Essay to turn in; bring electronic and paper! 

Exploring Databases

In Class:

  • Exploring Databases

Homework:

  • Final Annotated Bibliography



 15

5/1-5/3

 ESSAY 3 DUE

HW: Complete Essay 3 if you haven't already done so. Read My Life’s Sentences by Jhumpa Lahiriidentify golden lines to share

  ESSAY 4 PREP


Evaluating Information

In Class:

  • Snopes

Homework:

  • TBA

 16    

5/8-5/10

  ESSAY 4 PREP

HW: Finish reading  Sontag's Directions: Write, Read, Rewrite and identify golden lines to share

ESSAY 4 PREP


HW: Review readings and notes to prepare Essay 4 ThS to share. 

 MLA Review

In Class:

  • MLA Review

Homework:

  • MLA Review

 17    

5/15-5/17

 ESSAY 4 PREP

HW: Prepare your E4 outline for in-class writing and upadate your portfolio and Instructions for In-Class Essay.

 ESSAY 4 in-class!


HW: UPLOAD YOUR ESSAY 4 TO PORTFOLIO!  Also see Prepare for your Presentation and Portfolio Updating (See Checklist and Portfolio Rubric)SAMPLE ePortfolios: One, TwoThree

 MLA Test

In Class:

  • MLA Test

Homework:

 18    

 5/22

FINAL EXAM -- ePortfolio Presentation--closed list. 


Have a fantastic summer!